Wildlife Experiences of Australia

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Discover the wonders of Australia’s wildlife with our expertly crafted Australia wildlife trips. Our immersive tours offer the chance to see kangaroos in their natural habitat, marvel at the Great Barrier Reef, and listen to the enchanting calls of native birds. We take care of all the details, including guided tours, accommodations, and transportation, so you can focus on the adventure. Experience the thrill of close encounters with Australia’s unique wildlife and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Wildlife Experiences IN AUSTRALIA

Take a look at our most popular wildlife-focused itineraries that showcase the best of Australia’s natural wonders. From the tropical rainforests of Queensland to the rugged outback of the Northern Territory, each itinerary offers unique opportunities for wildlife encounters. Get in touch with an About Australia Travel Advisor to hand-craft your perfect wildlife safari in Australia and ensure an unforgettable adventure tailored just for you.

Cownose Ray Cairns Aquarium Australia

10 DAYS, 8 NIGHTS | $$$$$ | BOOKING CODE: AA-30966

Koala & Wildlife Dream Australia Trip

COUNTRIES: Australia
DESTINATIONS: Brisbane (2 Nights), Cairns (4), Sydney (2)
STYLE: Independent Travel| Family
EXPERIENCE: Wildlife | Cities, History & Art | Beaches, Island & Reef
Cairns Crocodile

10 DAYS, 8 NIGHTS | $$$$$ | BOOKING CODE: AA-31216

Queensland Rail & Coastal Vacation Trip Map

COUNTRIES: Australia
DESTINATIONS: Gold Coast (3 Nights), Spirit of Queensland Rail Journey (1), Cairns (4)
STYLE: Independent Travel| Trains
EXPERIENCE: Beaches, Island & Reef | Wildlife | Trains, Nature
Kangaroo in Brisbane Australia

14 DAYS, 12 NIGHTS | $$$$$ | BOOKING CODE: AA-31076

Iconic Australia East Coast Itinerary

COUNTRIES: Australia
DESTINATIONS: Gold Coast (3 Nights), Brisbane (2), Port Douglas (4), Sydney (3)
STYLE: Independent Travel | Family
EXPERIENCE: Nature | Wildlife | Cities, Art & History | Beaches, Island & Reef
Koala

15 DAYS, 13 NIGHTS | $$$$$ | BOOKING CODE: AA-31045

Australia Highlights and Fiji Islands Vacation

COUNTRIES: Australia & Fiji
DESTINATIONS: Sydney (2 Nights), Port Douglas (3), Melbourne (3), Denarau (1), Matamanoa (3)
STYLE: Independent Travel| Honeymoon & Romance
EXPERIENCE: Cities, Art & History | Nature | Wildlife | Indigenous Culture | Beaches, Island & Reef
Kangaroo Island Seal Australia

18 DAYS, 16 NIGHTS | $$$$$ | BOOKING CODE: AA-31126

Coastal Road Trip, Wildlife & Icons Package

COUNTRIES: Australia
DESTINATIONS: Melbourne (2 Nights), Apollo Bay (1), Mt Gambier (1), Victor Harbor (1), Kangaroo Island (2), Adelaide (2), Port Douglas (4), Sydney (3)
STYLE: Independent Travel| Self Drive
EXPERIENCE: Nature | Wildlife | Food & Wine

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the  best Wildlife Experiences in Australia

Learn more about Australia’s world-famous wildlife experiences, then get in touch to have one of our Aussie travel specialists create a tailor-made Australia travel package just for you!

Kangaroo Island | Australia Wildlife Tours

Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island offers an unparalleled wildlife experience, featuring diverse habitats and an abundance of native species in their natural environments. Visitors can enjoy close encounters with kangaroos, koalas, sea lions, and a variety of birdlife, all within the island’s pristine landscapes. With its unspoiled beauty and rich biodiversity, Kangaroo Island is a must-visit destination for any wildlife enthusiast. Contact us today to plan the Australia wildlife safari and immerse yourself in the incredible wildlife experiences Kangaroo Island has to offer.

Whale Watching | Australia Wildlife Tours

Whale Watching

Whale watching in Australia is an unforgettable experience, offering the chance to witness these majestic creatures up close. With our expert knowledge of the best tour operators, we ensure you have access to the most incredible whale watching experiences available. Australia’s whale watching season runs from June to October, providing ample opportunities to see humpback whales, southern right whales, and even blue whales along the stunning coastline. Contact us today to plan your perfect whale watching adventure and experience the awe-inspiring beauty of these gentle giants.

Penguin Parades | Australia Wildlife Tours

Penguin Parades

Witnessing a penguin parade in Australia is a magical experience, allowing you to observe these charming creatures as they return to shore at dusk. We partner with the best tour operators to ensure you have an exceptional viewing experience of the little penguins, particularly at Phillip Island, where the nightly parade is a must-see. The penguin parade season is year-round, offering you the chance to enjoy this enchanting spectacle whenever you visit. Contact us today to plan your Australia wildlife tour and ensure you don’t miss this unique and delightful wildlife event.
Steve Irwin's Australia Zoo | Australia Wildlife Tours

Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo

Visiting Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo is truly unlike any zoo you’ve experienced before! It offers an unparalleled wildlife adventure, where you can get up close and personal with some of Australia’s most iconic animals. From thrilling wildlife shows to interactive exhibits featuring crocodiles, kangaroos, koalas, and more, the zoo immerses visitors in the world of conservation and education. Adjacent to the zoo, the Crocodile Hunter Lodge provides comfortable accommodation options, ensuring a convenient and memorable stay. Contact us today to plan your visit and discover the unique charm and excitement of Australia Zoo and the Crocodile Hunter Lodge for the perfect Australia wildlife tour.

Wildlife in the Wild | Australia Wildlife Safari

Wildlife in the Wild

Explore Australia’s wild landscapes and discover unparalleled opportunities to see wildlife in their natural habitats. Whether you’re keen to spot kangaroos hopping across the open plains of Flinders Ranges in South Australia, witness pods of dolphins playing in the waters off Monkey Mia in Western Australia, or observe platypuses swimming in the rivers of Tasmania, we specialize in matching you with the best wildlife experiences. Our favorite expert guides with local knowledge ensure you have access to prime viewing spots and unforgettable encounters with Australia’s diverse fauna. Contact us today to tailor your Australia wildlife journey and embark on an adventure that exceeds your expectations.

Quokka Smiles | Australia Wildlife Safari

Quokka Selfies

Encounter Australia’s most charming locals in their natural habitat. The Quokka greets you with an adorable smile, and visitors find immense joy in capturing this charismatic expression to share with friends back home. Found predominantly on Rottnest Island near Perth, Western Australia, these sociable marsupials are beloved for their friendly demeanor and photogenic poses. With our expertise, we ensure you discover the best spots to observe Quokkas and other unique Australian wildlife in their natural settings. Connect with your personal About Australia Travel Advisor to customize your Australia wildlife safari and embark on an unforgettable adventure filled with delightful encounters and cherished moments with Quokkas.

Koala Cuddles | Australia Wildlife Tours

Cuddle a Koala

The beloved koala, an iconic symbol of Australia, can be found throughout the country, though opportunities to cuddle one are becoming increasingly rare. Whether you’re seeking to spot koalas in their natural habitat, capture a memorable photo with one, or fulfill the dream of cuddling a koala, your About Australia travel advisor can make it happen. With our expertise and local knowledge, we’ll guide you to the best locations and experiences where you can interact responsibly with koalas and appreciate their unique charm. Contact us today to plan your Australia wildlife journey and create unforgettable memories with these beloved Australian marsupials.
Crikey Crocodiles | Australia Wildlife Safari

Crikey! Crocodiles!

From observing crocodiles at a safe distance in sanctuaries and zoos to thrilling encounters like feeding jumping crocs in the wilds of Daintree or Kakadu, and even swimming with giant crocs under expert supervision, Australia offers a range of unforgettable crocodile experiences. Your personal About Australia Travel Advisor is here to tailor your wildlife safari to perfectly match your unique interests. Whether you’re a wildlife enthusiast seeking close encounters or prefer observing these magnificent creatures from a comfortable distance, we ensure your adventure is both thrilling and safe. Contact us today to start planning your Australian wildlife safari and embark on an adventure filled with exciting crocodile encounters.

Feed a Kangaroo | Australia Wildlife Tours

Feed a Kangaroo

Fulfilling the lifelong dream of feeding a kangaroo is a quintessential Australian experience. No visit to Australia is complete without the joy of interacting with these iconic marsupials. We have preferred wildlife sanctuaries all over Australia, ensuring that no matter where your itinerary takes you, we can arrange a responsible and memorable encounter with kangaroos. Whether you’re exploring national parks, wildlife reserves, or dedicated sanctuaries, your About Australia Travel Advisor can curate the perfect opportunity to connect with kangaroos and other unique Australian wildlife.
Bird Watching | Australia Wildlife Safari

Bird Watching

Australia offers exceptional bird watching opportunities across its diverse landscapes. In Queensland’s Atherton Tablelands, you can spot colorful parrots like the Crimson Rosella and Rainbow Lorikeet. Along the Great Barrier Reef, look out for seabird colonies and migratory shorebirds, including the impressive White-bellied Sea Eagle. In the outback, the Flinders Ranges in South Australia are known for raptors such as the Wedge-tailed Eagle. Tasmania offers sightings of endemic species like the Tasmanian Native Hen and Green Rosella. Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory and Queensland’s Daintree region are ideal for wetland and rainforest birds, including the unique Southern Cassowary and Victoria’s Riflebird. Contact us to tailor your bird watching adventure and explore these remarkable destinations in Australia.

Wombats | Australia Wildlife Safari

Wombats

Wombats are often an enchanting surprise for our clients returning from Australia, as they discover these iconic marsupials in their natural habitats. From the rugged landscapes of Tasmania’s Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park to Victoria’s Wilsons Promontory National Park, visitors can spot wombats grazing or burrowing in their native environments. The grasslands and eucalyptus forests of the Blue Mountains in New South Wales also provide ideal habitats for encountering these endearing creatures. With our expert guidance, we ensure you experience the best opportunities to observe wombats responsibly, making your wildlife adventure in Australia truly unforgettable.
Sea Turtles and The Great Barrier Reef | Australia Wildlife Tours

Sea Turtles on the Reef

Many of our clients eagerly anticipate encountering sea turtles and other majestic creatures on the Great Barrier Reef. This iconic marine environment offers incredible opportunities to witness green turtles and loggerhead turtles swimming gracefully among vibrant coral reefs. Whether snorkeling or diving in the clear waters off Cairns or exploring the pristine islands of the reef like Lady Elliot Island or Heron Island, encountering these fascinating marine animals is a highlight for visitors. Our expertise ensures you’re guided to the best spots for responsibly observing sea turtles, providing an unforgettable wildlife experience in one of the world’s most cherished natural wonders.
Wild Dolphins in Australia | Australia Wildlife Tours

Dolphin Encounters

Dolphin encounters in Australia offer unforgettable experiences for visitors seeking to connect with these intelligent marine mammals. Along Australia’s coastline, particularly in places like Monkey Mia in Western Australia or Port Stephens in New South Wales, opportunities abound to observe dolphins in their natural habitat. Additionally, on Morton Island, you can experience the unique thrill of wild dolphin feeding, where these beautiful creatures come close to shore to interact with visitors. Whether you’re cruising on a boat, kayaking, or enjoying the shoreside spectacle, witnessing dolphins leaping playfully or swimming gracefully is a magical experience.
Whale Sharks | Australia Wildlife Tours

Swim with Whale Sharks

Swimming with whale sharks in Australia is a thrilling and awe-inspiring adventure. From March to July, Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia becomes a hotspot for these gentle giants, offering unparalleled opportunities to snorkel alongside the world’s largest fish. Experienced guides lead eco-friendly tours that allow you to observe and swim with whale sharks in their natural environment while ensuring minimal disturbance to these magnificent creatures. Whether you’re an avid snorkeler or a first-time adventurer, swimming with whale sharks at Ningaloo Reef promises an unforgettable and exhilarating wildlife experience in Australia.

Camel Rides | Australia Wildlife Safari

Camel Rides

One of the most unique ways to explore Australia’s outback is by riding camels. These gentle giants offer a peaceful and unforgettable experience as you traverse the vast and breathtaking landscapes. Whether it’s a serene sunset camel ride along the sandy shores of Cable Beach or a desert expedition around Uluru, camel riding in Australia provides a unique adventure that connects you with the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the outback. If this activity sings to your heart, ask your About Australia travel expert how to fit it into your itinerary.
Wild Dolphins in Australia | Australia Wildlife Tours

Tasmanian Devils

Encountering Tasmanian Devils on an Australian wildlife tour is a coveted experience for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers alike. These iconic marsupials, found exclusively in Tasmania, captivate visitors with their unique behaviors and vital role in the island’s ecosystem as top predators and scavengers. Exploring sanctuaries like Tasmanian Devil Unzoo in Taranna, the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary near Hobart, or the remote Maria Island offers rare opportunities to witness Tasmanian Devils up close in their natural habitats. Known for their powerful jaws and intense vocalizations, observing them contributes to understanding Australia’s endemic wildlife better. Their conservation status adds urgency to these encounters, emphasizing the importance of preserving their habitat and genetic diversity. Tasmania’s sanctuaries provide a truly immersive wildlife experience, where visitors can learn about these fascinating creatures and actively support their conservation efforts firsthand.

Glow Worms | Australia Wildlife Tours

GlowWorms and the Rainforest at night

Discovering glowworms in Australia’s nocturnal rainforests is a magical experience that captivates visitors with its natural wonder. These bioluminescent creatures create a mesmerizing glow in the dark, illuminating the forest like a starlit sky. Popular destinations for glowworm tours include the lush rainforests of Lamington National Park in Queensland and the enchanting Blue Mountains in New South Wales. Guided tours not only offer a chance to witness the glowworm spectacle up close but also provide opportunities to encounter the rainforest’s nocturnal animals. From elusive possums and owls to other nocturnal creatures, these tours offer a unique glimpse into the diverse and secretive world of Australia’s nighttime wildlife.
Reptile Parks | Australia Wildlife Tours

Reptile Parks

Reptile parks in Australia offer an exciting opportunity for visitors to encounter a diverse array of fascinating reptilian species. These parks showcase Australia’s unique reptile fauna, including crocodiles, lizards, turtles, and other intriguing creatures, in safe and educational environments. Visitors can observe these animals up close, learn about their behaviors and habitats, and gain insights into their conservation needs. Many reptile parks also offer interactive experiences such as reptile handling sessions, where visitors can touch and hold lizards, and other reptiles under the guidance of knowledgeable staff.

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Food & Wine

Explore Australia’s vibrant food and wine scene, where every region offers unique flavors and culinary delights. From the renowned wines of the Barossa Valley to Tasmania’s fresh coastal seafood, Australia is a paradise for food enthusiasts. Enjoy gourmet experiences at top restaurants, browse bustling food markets, and sample wines at scenic vineyards. Whether you’re a connoisseur or simply love good food, discover the diverse tastes of Australia and plan your gastronomic adventure today. Click for more information and delve into Australia’s delicious culinary landscape.

SCUBA DIVING

Explore Australia’s unmatched scuba diving opportunities, where vibrant coral reefs and diverse marine life await. Dive into the Great Barrier Reef’s colorful depths or explore dramatic shipwrecks off Western Australia’s coast. Encounter sea turtles, tropical fish, and majestic manta rays in crystal-clear waters. Whether you’re a seasoned diver or new to the sport, Australia’s diverse dive sites promise unforgettable experiences. Click for more information and start your scuba diving adventure in one of the world’s most spectacular underwater paradises.

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Beach, Island, Reef

Experience Australia’s captivating beach, island, and reef landscapes, where pristine shores and vibrant marine ecosystems await exploration. From the white sands of the Whitsundays to the turquoise waters of Rottnest Island, Australia’s coastal beauty beckons. Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef’s underwater wonderland or relax on the secluded beaches of Kangaroo Island. Whether you seek adventure or tranquility, Australia’s coastal gems offer endless possibilities for memorable experiences.